lift-ED

lift-ED is a bite-sized podcast about teaching and learning in STEM Education produced by the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance located in Augusta, Maine, USA.

lift-ED:  Episode 6, Lynn Hanna : Conners-Emerson Elementary School, Bar Harbor, Maine
https://youtu.be/00UoClb6RR0 Lynn Hanna is a middle school science teacher at Conners-Emerson Elementary School in Bar Harbor, Maine. She has been participating in MMSA’s research to practice partnership, i2i, focusing on integrating computer science into the K-8 math/science curriculum. In this episode, Lynn reflects on the transition to remote learning and ...
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lift-ED:  Episode 5, Sarah Kearsley and Kaelyne Thompson : Science and Math at the Lake Region Middle School, Naples, Maine.
https://youtu.be/5t5lIc7uYUc Sarah Kearsley and Kaelyne Thompson teach Science and Math at the Lake Region Middle School in Naples, Maine. They were participants, along with their students in MMSA’s Experiential Stem Project. lift-ED is a bite-sized podcast about teaching and learning in STEM Education produced by the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance ...
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lift-ED:  Episode 4, Nikki Becker
https://youtu.be/TeEpomEwyQc Nikki Becker is a meteorologist and the Observing Program Leader at the National Weather Service in Gray, ME. She is an active participant in MMSA’s WeatherBlur program, acting as a “Scientific Expert”, helping students create investigation protocols and sharing scientific resources. Nikki was also a judge for the American ...
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lift-ED:  Episode 3, Vetri Vel, Amara Ifeji & Patrick Wahlig - Maine Science Fair winners
In this episode, Rebecca Clark Uchenna, STEM education specialist at MMSA, WeatherBlur Coordinator & co-fair director for the Maine State Science Fair, speaks with Science Fair 1st place award winner, Vetri Vel, a Junior at Bangor High School, 2nd place award winner, Amara Ifeji, a Senior at Bangor High School, ...
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lift-ED:  Episode 2, Alice Lee
https://youtu.be/h7j9_CexRJk In this episode we chat to Alice Lee, a 2nd grade teacher at Crescent Park Elementary School in Bethel, Maine and a member of MMSA’s integrate – 2 – innovate research to practice partnership where she focuses on finding ways to integrate computer science into her classroom.  lift-ED is a ...
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lift-ED:  Episode 1, Aimee Moody
https://youtu.be/_rzi1bBzGpM In this episode, we chat with Aimee Moody, the afterschool program site director for LearningWorks Afterschool, a 21st Century Community Learning Center in Waterboro, Maine. You can find her on Instagram @afterschoolworks4me. lift-ED is a bite-sized podcast about teaching and learning in STEM Education produced by the Maine Mathematics ...
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Lifted is a collaborative effort of the staff at MMSA.   Interviewers include Rhonda Tate, Hannah Larkin, Rebecca Clark Uchenna.  Audio editing is by Phelan Gallagher.  Video editing is by Sierra Toomey.  Post-production is by Gary Lewis.

During this pandemic educators have been forced to reinvent the way they reach kids and all of us here at MMSA have been working hard to shift our programming, professional learning opportunities, and research to overcome this incredibly difficult challenge for educators across Maine and the nation.  

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